Youth Care Worker

Holy Family Institute

About the organization

Holy Family Institute provides help, healing, and hope to children and families throughout Western Pennsylvania. We pioneer alternative learning and career training environments, offer mental health and substance use counseling, and help families address debilitating financial limitations. You can always find us in the schools and neighborhoods with the most need. In 2018 alone, more than 35,000 families and children improved their lives with the help of our donors and volunteers.

The families we serve have often experienced significant trauma and need caring and support to heal. For this reason, Holy Family Institute maintains a trauma-sensitive culture throughout our programs and services. We provide care within the community, giving families the tools they need to thrive, the resources they need to establish stability, and the support they need to live responsibly.

Duties

The Youth Care Worker is responsible to provide daily direct supervision and monitoring of children in care and maintain line-of-sight and sound at all times. The Youth Care Worker helps children in care through their daily routines and leads activities. Strongly prefer candidates proficient in both English & Spanish (read, write and speak).

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience working with children highly preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.

Salary

$17.50/hr

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please include an updated resume.

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